C.J. Krowiak scored 26 points Friday night to lead the undefeated Union-Endicott boys basketball team to a 68-58 victory at Ithaca High in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference game.
The Tigers (3-0) won their third game outside of Broome County this season.
“We are taking pride in calling ourselves road warriors,” U-E coach Joe Alger said. The Tigers have also won at Corning and Horseheads.
The Little Red (1-2) was able to cut the lead to single digits several times in the second half, but the Tigers turned back the rallies. Matthew Eastman came off the bench for U-E after one of Ithaca’s runs and hit back-to-back 3-pointers.
Osama Barwari led the Tigers in rebounds with eight and Robert Malvasio added five.
Bruce Green scored 12 points to lead Ithaca, which travels to Horseheads on Tuesday.
Lansing 68, Union Springs 42: Coach Adam Heck’s Bobcats remained undefeated as Ben Rourke scored 20 points and Ellington Hopkins chipped in 17 and hit two of his team’s three 3-pointers Friday.
The Bobcats (5-0) led 22-8 after the first quarter and 39-16 at halftime. None of Lansing’s five opponents has scored more than 48 points this season.
Kenny Morhiser had 12 points for the Wolves (1-4).
O-M 72, Newfield 61: A long-range shooting clinic broke in Newfield as the teams combined for 16 3-pointers, nine by the home team. But undefeated Odessa-Montour outscored the Trojans in the middle two quarters, 39-24, en route to the win.
Ryan Gardner (four 3-pointers) and Morgan Shutter scored 21 points apiece to lead the Indians (5-0, 4-0 South Small), who took a two-game lead over Newfield (3-2, 2-2). Matt Bleiler chipped in 11 points.
Newfield got 20 points from Zach Mosher — including six treys — and Chris Byrd added 19 points. Tristan Pakkala added nine points on three 3’s.
S-VE 65, Edison 51: The Panthers (4-1, 2-1 South Small) got a game-high 28 points from Derek Carman and steadily pulled away.
Jorden Tyson added 12 points for the winners. Skyler Wilkins paced Edison (1-3, 1-3) with 14 points.
Watkins Glen 69, Newark Valley 62 (3OT): Newark Valley’s Dakota Bennett hit a 3-pointer at the end of the second overtime to push it into a third, but the Cardinals (1-3) fell short against the Senecas (3-1). Newark Valley rallied from an eight-point deficit after three quarters to force overtime.
Josh Teeter had 25 points and eight rebounds, and Jesse Teeter finished with 12 points and seven assists for the Senecas.
Devlin Farr led Newark Valley with 17 points, and teammate Ryan Coleman chipped in 16.
Whitney Point 74, Marathon 45: Adam Tillotson eclipsed the 25-point mark for the third time this season with 26 points to lead the Eagles (4-1), who rebounded from a 16-point loss last Tuesday to Moravia.
Zach Marsh added 17 points for Whitney Point, which scored 26 points in both the first and third quarters. Kody Barry led Marathon (1-3) with 15 points, including three of his team’s four 3-pointers.
Union-Endicott 54, Ithaca 42: Despite a game-high 25 points from Maryah Wright, the Little Red fell to 3-2 with a road loss.
Wright had four 3-pointers and went 7-of-8 from the foul line for the Little Red, which also got eight points from Taylor DePalma.
Katherine Vienneau matched Wright’s output with 25 points, 20 of them in the second half, for Union-Endicott (2-1). Sierra McIver added 14 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Tigers, who forced the Little Red into 26 turnovers. .
Ithaca hosts Horseheads on Tuesday.
Lansing 61, Union Springs 25: Shea McCartney scored a game-high 20 points as the visiting Bobcats remained undefeated.
The Bobcats (5-0) raced to a 21-9 lead after one quarter and a 36-15 advantage at halftime. Audrey Eastman and Maura McCartney chipped in 13 points apiece for the winners.
The Wolves (1-4) were led Sam Walawender’s nine points.
Newfield 49, O-M 8: The undefeated Trojans (5-0) outscored the Indians (0-5) in the first quarter, 21-4, and held them scoreless in the second period.
Erica Carney led Newfield (5-0) with 17 points, while Rebecca Wood added 14 points.
Moravia 40, Trumansburg 29: The Blue Devils (3-2) pulled away in the fourth quarter, outscoring T-burg 13-4.
Maddie Genson led a balanced Moravia attack with 10 points, while three other players scored at least seven. Anna Shelley led the Blue Raiders (2-4) with 10 points while Megan McIntyre added nine.
So. Cayuga 62, Dryden 35: Adrianne Torea scored 17 points and Sydney Cullen added 16 as the Chiefs (3-3) rallied past Dryden (1-4).
The Purple Lions led after the first quarter, 12-11, but Southern Cayuga outscored the visitors over the next two periods, 38-14.
Ashley Palmer had nine points, all on 3-pointers, for Dryden.
Watkins Glen 58, Newark Valley 42: The Senecas improved to .500 as they took a 12-point halftime lead and a 17-point edge through three quarters over NV (0-5).
Amanda Pike led a balanced attack for the winners with 13 points, while Madison Myers added 11 and Madison Gates 10. Hannah Luszczek scored a game-high 18 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Cardinals.
Tioga 67, Candor 36: Hannah Manwaring led all scorers with 23 points as the Tigers improved to 3-2.
The Tigers led by 14 points at halftime, and more than doubled the advantage heading into the fourth with a 20-5 third period. Callie Patsellis added 15 points for Tioga.
Sierra Szwec scored 14 points to pace Candor (2-3).
Ithaca 4, Salmon River 2: Madison Gneo scored a pair of goals and Devin Baylor made 18 Saturday to propel the Little Red past Salmon River at Lynah Rink. On Friday, Ithaca lost to Massena, 4-2.
Anastasia Lyon had a goal and an assist for the Little Red against Salmon River, while Zsofia Szegletes had the other goal. Marlena Doerr and Julie Miettunen had a pair of assists apiece for Coach Jessica Link’s squad. Mallory Johnson scored both goals for the visitors.
On Friday, Doerr and Clara Karastury had the goals for Ithaca, and Alex Stagliano turned aside 15 shots in goal. Ithaca outshot Massena, 28-19, but Maddi Dillabaugh made 26 saves for the winners. Katie Maccuaig and Rachel Davis both had a goal and an assist for Massena.
Ithaca is back in action at 7 p.m. Friday against Alexandria Bay, also at Lynah.